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Cotton Blankets Versus Wool Blankets

Cotton blankets versus striped blankets. Image shows a selection of Maud interiors striped blankets

Cotton Blankets Versus Wool Blankets.  Which Fabric Is Best? We have been hand-weaving blankets for over eight years and one of the questions we are frequently asked is: Which fabric, cotton or wool makes a better blanket?  We have put together a comparison of cotton blankets versus wool blankets below to help you decide which […]

How To Care For Cotton Blankets

Our 100% cotton hand-woven blankets are easy to care for just follow our how to care for cotton blankets guidelines below: Dust Removal If the surface of you blanket is dusty just give it a good shake outside. Stain Removal Stains should be spot cleaned immediately with a mild liquid detergent. Do not use bleach […]

Moroccan Wedding Blankets

Berber wedding blanket sequins Maud interiors

Traditionally, Moroccan wedding blankets, also known as handira or tamizart were hand-woven by Berber women, usually the mother of the bride and her female relatives in preparation for her wedding day. Each wedding blanket is unique and reflects the skill and creativity of the weaver. The blankets are hand-woven from local wool and cotton, in […]

The Making Of Our Omar Striped Wool Blankets And Throws

striped wool blankets and throws

Omar blankets and throws We design our blankets in London and they are hand-woven by master weavers on traditional wooden looms in the province of Al Harouz, Morocco.  Our Omar hand-woven wool striped blankets and throws were inspired by the autumnal colours of the English countryside: a warm russet red and moody lake blues against […]

Baghs – Abstract Gardens

Baghs - Abstract Gardens

Baghs – Abstract Gardens, an exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London, WC1 This exhibition of stunning, embroidered, bagh and phulkari head coverings from pre-partition Punjab, belonging to the Karun Thakar collection, is a must see for embroidery lovers. The translation of the word bagh means garden and the title Baghs – Abstract Gardens, refers […]

Maud interiors Blanket Size Guide

Maud interiors blanket size guide

Will It Fit My Bed? We often get asked about the size of our hand-woven blankets and how they fit on different sized beds so we have created this blanket size guide infographic to give you a rough idea of our blanket sizing.  Our standard size blanket is 240cm in width and 300cm in length […]

The Making Of Maud interiors Hand-woven Blankets

hand-woven blankets

Our Egyptian cotton and cosy, hand-spun, wool blankets are designed in London and hand-woven by master weavers in the province of Al Harouz, Morocco.  The entire process from spinning the wool to setting up the loom and weaving the blankets is done by hand. Traditional Stripes With A Contemporary Twist The blanket designs are based […]

How To Care For Wool Blankets

caring for your wool blankets

  Caring for wool blankets is easier than people think.  Wool doesn’t need to be washed often because it’s anti-static so it picks up less dirt and dust from the air than other fabrics.  Its surface consists of microscopic fibres, like overlapping scales, so any dirt it does pick up will sit on the top […]

Maud’s Travels Marrakech Part 2

Three things to do in Marrakech

Three Things To Do In Marrakech 1. Take a stroll in the Majorelle Gardens The Majorelle Gardens were created by the French painter, Jacques Majorelle, in 1923 and opened to the public in 1947. Majorelle was passionate about plants and collected rare species from all over the world on his travels. The gardens have been […]

Why Choose Wool Blankets? Five Facts About Wool


  Why Choose Wool Blankets? Wool is hypoallergenic, antibacterial and resistant to dust mites. It’s 100% biodegradable.  At the end of its life a wool blanket can be returned to the soil where it will break down in a short period of time fertilising plants with nitrogen as it decomposes. 3. Wool is anti-static.  Wool […]